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for the blue angels as they took to the air show around the bay area. clear skies and still clear skies in san francisco. you just saw it. there 59 degrees, close to 60 in oakland. the sea breeze is kick off. here is a little bit of a change for tomorrow. we're watching these areas of low clouds heading toward tomorrow morning. and i do think like we had this morning, patchy areas of locally thick fog in the north bay valleys. into san francisco, during the day tomorrow, we'll see partly cloudy skies. and some cooler temperatures, i think, especially for the coast and around the peninsula with bigger changes lurking as we get back to the workweek. we'll be about some showers showing up in the seven-day forecast. dia diane? >>> and coming up, it was not all smooth sailing. one of team usa's boats capsized. you might be surprised what happened at the end of the race. >>> they lived up to their reputation once again. the blue angels took to the bay. if you missed it today, you still have a chance to see them. we'll explain coming up in a live report. ♪ [ female announcer ] at yoplait, we want y
postgame perspective. >>> and the blue angels take to the sky over the san francisco bay, and we'll take you out on the water. >> nbc bay area news starts now. >> good evening. i'm diane dwyer, and thanks for joining us for this special edition of nbc bay area news. we'll bring you complete coverage of the bay's big weekend in just a moment, but we begin tonight with a heartbreaking story on the peninsula. a minivan hit and killed a 6-year-old girl in a parking lot of a church today. her mother and one other adult was also injured at st. andrew's catholic church in daly city. kimberly tere joins us from daly city with more for us. >> reporter: diane, you can see the markers left on the ground by investigators who were here for hours in this parking lot. the accident happened just before 9:00 this morning, just as mass was about to begin, and catechism for the kids was getting under way. so witnesses say the parking lot was very busy. according to daly city police, a woman in her 50s driving a minivan hit a mother, her child, and another woman. all three victims were taken to san francisc
conditions with drive times running 18 to 22 minutes. overhead kron4 blue angels live will be this saturday at 3:00 p.m.. our cameras will be positioned everywhere to give you the best view of the blue angels as they fly over the bay. >> watching gas prices the of seen a major spike. we have a bit of a shortage going on in california. gas prices in the bay area are spiking day after day. it is fo59--a $4.59 a gallon. the august 6th fire at the chevron refinery it left one of our largest refineries producing at partial capacity. we have a chevron pipeline that moves crude oil and northern california that has been shut down. it is up a dollar a gallon for crude oil, that is what the cassations pay for. expect the prices to continue to raise. >> albany's police chief... >> even though the teacher has committed suicide the case will move forward. a lot of people are still angry at the police department for him being arrested. they swear the police department made a mistake when arrested james is in the psych. he is 28 and ht albany middle school for a while. he was found inside a car earlier th
-- angels. and other fleet week events. >> gas prices $5 and beyond. what is cog that spike? -- what is causing that spike? i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ >>> from the blue angels to blue grass, lots going on in the bay area, and a million people expected to join in on the fun, we'll tell you what's on the list, and how to get around it. >> going to be exciting. welcome back to mornings on two. >> big crowds are expected san francisco today, because a lot of this weekend's events are happening there, and we are live alone the embarcadero where things are getting busy. >> reporter: if you can avoid driving to san francisco, that would be a really good idea to leave your c
shows that californians are reluctant to abolish the death penalty. the los angeles times poll shows 38% of voters favor getting rid of it and 51% want to keep t. however, that gap narrows when voters are told the ballot issue will require convicted killers to work in prison and give their earnings to victim's families. we have more on the challenge facing both sides to make their point. >> right now, death row inmates sit in private cells, watching tv, talking to their lawyers, prop 34 putting an end to that and puts them to work. >> reporter: but makes them no longer death row inmates. sentencing them to life if prison without the possibility of parole. it also requires every person convicted of murder to work in prison and pay restitution to the victim's families. representatives from both sides spoke on cbs 5 eyewitness this morning. >> i think when i read the cases of the people who are on death row it is stunning in the evil we are looking at. >> reporter: steve is the district attorney for san mateo county. he is antiprop 34. >> there needs to be, in our society, some differenc
. they encourage everyone to come out and enjoy the dinner show and make a donation. >>> authorities in los angeles say work is on schedule to reopen a ten-mile stretch of one of the world's busiest freeways by tomorrow morning's commute. this is a live helicopter shot of the 405 connecting west l.a. to the san fernando valley. the freeway has been shut down since friday night until crews demolish the overpass. i it's being called carmegeddon 2. if the work doesn't get finished in time. last year the first phase went fine and this time around caltrans is saying, so far, so good. >> bart trains are we rerouted around the pleasant hill station which means one of platforms is going to be closed. they are trying to stop water dripping. there is water that collected around the fair gates back during the winter months. work continues during four weekends between now and the end of october. so check with bart how to get around that work. >> a record number of riders taking caltrain adding six more trains starting tomorrow. they will two brand-new trains and four others that were moth-balled. they are rear
for fleet week, this year it will show case the blue angels along with a parade of ships that will be open for tourists. at a ceremony today mayor ed lee emphasized the role the military plays in keeping our nation secure. >> the world isn't safe. there are a lot of things happening, we have to always be ready. >> fleet week starts on thursday but the blue angels arrive tomorrow with plans to land in formation at san francisco international airport in the afternoon. >> california is the first state to ban a form of psychotherapy that tries to cure gay teenagers. it prohibits conversion therapy for those under 18. it takes effect january 1. groups say it will make it difficult for parents to get treatment. the boy scouts of america plan to bring the names of sex abusers to the police. they will look for more offenders. this comes ahead of a court ordered release of the files. it keeps keeps sex abusers out out of the organization. >>> there are reports that three u.s. troops and their translator were among 14 people killed today in afghanistan. it happened to the south of coble. a spokesper
, there they if. icons in the sky. the blue angels will be soaring overhead this weekend. but there's one site that will be a first of its kind. [ male announcer ] this is the opposite of subliminal advertising... there's no subtext... just tacos. yeah, it's our job to make you want it. but honestly... it's not that hard. old el paso. when you gotta have mexican. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> it was terrifying. three people dead, seven injured, and a gunman on the run. it was october 5, 2011, whenthe er serenity of a quiet neighborhood was shattered by gunfire and silence. a man opened fire on his co-workers and supervisors during a morning meeting at a cement quarry. today the man who says he was the shooter's friend offers his own insight into what happened and what spurred that shooting. marianne favaro with the story you'll see only on nbc bay area news. the motive has always been a mystery.
:00 this morning. >>> at noon you will hear the roar of the blue angels as they begin practice. today a national aviation area from the bay area will be onboard. captain sully sullenberger will be a passenger in blue angel number 7. part of the flying team arrived yesterday. captain sullenberger was chosen to be a special inflight guest for his extraordinary skill in safely landing his stricken commercial airliner in new york's hudson river. all pangs were okay. fleet week busy time for the coast guard and the 65 police and auxillary boats will help out. coast guard practiced yesterday they expect 2,000 private boats on the water this weekend for activities. today you can watch the marines conducting rescue training drills at ocean beach using an amphibious hovercraft at 10:00 in morning along the great highway at balboa drills and demonstrations continue through the noon hour. >>> you can check out the hardly strictly bluegrass festival or columbus parade, castro street fair in san francisco, this weekend will be a traffic headache with hundreds of thousands of people packing into the city. we
trains. good luck. it is going to be just as challenging to get to the blue angels than to fly those jets, not really many but it is going to be interesting. if you have a plan, you should be able to get here safely. just consider all of these different obstacles. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> san francisco is not the only city that has a lot going on this weekend. big events across the bay. saturday cal takes on ucla this is homecoming weekend for cal. stanford takes on arizona both are home games. saturday night, justin bieber will play at oracle arena in oakland. saturday and sunday, madonna at hp pavillion in san jose. ben affleck and bradley cooper are scheduled to appear at the mill valley film festival. millbrae will hold the 7th annual japanese festival. these are just a few of the events for more, go to abc7news.com. >>> what is the potential for just jammed traffic in the city this weekend? >> i would say your odds are high. >>> it is going to be jammed. you can take bart to cal always good because cal game no parking at memorial stadium. caltrain to stanford, muni has extra bu
and could close the gap on the rangers who lost the first game of the double-header today against the angels. the a's are an exciting team to watch this year. a's led 2-0. justin smoak, rbi single. a 2-2 game. looking for the go-ahead run in the ticket. watch josh donaldson rob smoak to get the final out of the inning. check it out, a great play. that would be a game-safer because in the eighth, cespedes drills it down the line. 3-2, a's. two batters later, josh reddick. see ya. his third home run in the last four games. a two-run shot. a's won 5-26789 they are a game and a half behind the rangers for a division lead. 2 1/2 ahead of the angels for the final wildcard spot. >>> padres hosting the giants and who said divided loyalties can get alone. giants trail. 100th home run for the giants this season ties it at five. two batters later, home run number 101 from hunter pence. two-run shot. giants take the 7-5 victory. on to l.a. to end the regular season with three against the dodgers. >>> and you will not believe the ending of golf's ryder cup today. we will have it for you coming up at six.
to attend. the blue angels will be flying over head, practicing today. catch a quick peek practicing this afternoon and shows saturday and sunday. it's part of fleet week. here is a look at the big events we talked about earlier , the giants taking on the reds in the national league playoffs and the hardly strictly blue grass festival in golden gate park. niners taking on the buffalo bills sunday and italian heritage parade in north beach sunday. the fair and two mega cruise lines docking here in san francisco. that's expected to drop 7000 people off here. if you are planning on coming down in to the city, make sure you take public transportation because parking will be extremely limited. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. san francisco is not the only place with big events this weekend. stanford hosting the arizona wildcats tomorrow and the cow bears taking on ucla at new memorial stadium. sold out justin bieber concert at the oracle arena. madonna at the hp pavilion, florence and the machine at the shoreline tonight. we in the bay area could experience our version of carmageddon,
will have the practice session of the blue angels assuming that the weather is permitting for that. >> friday october fifth the blue angels will practice first and then at 4:00 there will be the match race quarter finals followed there quickly after by the fleet racing. and on saturday, october 6, we will open the day with the traditional fleet week of ships around 10 a.m., followed by the traditional fleet week air show followed by the semifineles and then the fleet racing and the match race finals and then on october 7th we will have the air show and then the super sunday fleet race and so it will be an amazing time to be in the marina, northern water front area for the america cup world series, the teams are oracle team usa, second oracle team, by russell cuts. and the team known as pirana and sword fish, team korea, energy team, arnamit white, red. and jq morgan and the china team and so we look forward to welcoming them all back into town and on to the great bay. very exciting. as i mentioned we will be holding fleet week at exactly the same time. flee week will be october 3 t
the comment. malvo was serving a life sentence. muhammad was executed in virginia in 2009. >>> los angeles mayor villaraigosa tonight promised one of the busiest freeways will reopen in time for the morning commute. a 10-mile stretch of the 405 freeway was shut down on friday to demolish portions of the bridge to allow construction of an additional freeway. the event was billed as carmageddon 2. a sequel to last year's. well things have gotten pretty smoothly and demolition was finished today. the contractor faces fines of $263,000 an hour if it doesn't reopen by 5:00 a.m. >>> a big ban is expected to take place in san francisco tomorrow. what shoppers need to know. >> the proposition on the november ballot that aims to change california's three strikes law. >> a reminder that you can get ktvu news to i'm so glad you called. thank you. we're not in london, are we? no. why? apparently my debit card is. what? i know. don't worry, we have cancelled your old card. great. thank you. in addition to us monitoring your accounts for unusual activity, you could also set up free account alerts. okay
. check it out. live pictures. you know who is in town. it's the blue angels right there headed to sfo. you can see them right there careening right across the top of your screen. of course it fleet week. you can't have fleet week without having the famed blue angels. the navy pilots are headed to sfo. they're going to land in just a few minutes. they'll start practicing their position maneuvers over the bay area skies thursday afternoon 1:00 to 5:00. keep your eyes up, look out and plug your ears. they'll be dazzling crowds at the fleet week air show on friday, saturday and sunday. showing off the goods as they do every time they're in town. about a million people expected to be watching over those three days looking up at the sky and being able to see the magic that they do over san francisco. very exciting. and then they're going to do a meet and greet at pier 39 on friday night. for right now, check it out. the best of the best right over the bay area. >>> they show up and then you pay up apparently. the investigative unit first exposed elected officials raking in fees for making p
in virginia in 2009. >>> los angeles mayor villaraigosa tonight promised one of the busiest freeways will reopen in time for the morning commute. a 10-mile stretch of the 405 freeway was shut down on friday to demolish portions of the bridge to allow construction of an additional freeway. the event was billed as carmageddon 2. a sequel to last year's. well things have gotten pretty smoothly and demolition was finished today. the contractor faces fines of $263,000 an hour if it doesn't reopen by 5:00 a.m. >>> a big ban is expected to take place in san francisco tomorrow. what shoppers need to know. >> the proposition on the november ballot that aims to change california's three strikes law. >> a reminder that you can get ktvu news to go on your cell phone. just download the ktvu app, click the live icon and watch all of our newscasts live, be connected any where. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into t
angeles and then leaves for burma tomorrow. >>> authorities in los angeles say work is on schedule to reopen a ten-mile stretch of one of the world's busiest freeways in time for tomorrow morning's commute. this is a live look at interstate 405 over the pass connecting west l. a. to the san fernando valley. the freeway has been shut down since friday night while crews demolish an overpass. it's being called carmageddon 2 because of the potential to create a traffic nightmare throughout l.a. if work doesn't get finished in time. last year was carmageddon 1 and this time they say so far so good. here's a preview of the accuweather forecast. >> we had some fog yesterday. today we are still looking at warmer conditions. here's a look outside from the roof camera. temperatures in the lower 50s, fog at the coast. still clear around the bay. you get a glimpse of that full moon, almost full. we are talking about still upper 90s inland and warm temperatures to start the week. your forecast is next. >> thank you, lisa. also ahead, the amazing a's do it again. another walk-off victory in dram
't know what caused the collision. >>> smooth sailing for drivers in los angeles. the 405 reopened after a weekend closure. localed called it the carmadegon2. it was closed through the sepulveda pass so they could demolish a bridge and add another traffic lane. >>> a fundraiser for the family of fallen chp officer kenyon young strong. he was killed in alamo earlier this month. a restaurant in alamo is donating 20% of the proceeds 20* younstrom's family. the support has been tremendous. >> the community out reach because i have done this has just been unbelievable. i have had people pledge cash and we have a website with the fallen organization. we have worked closely for a longtime here in alamo. >> the restaurant owner is urging people who want to support youngstrom's widow to drop off their donations to the restaurant. uc berkeley is one of just nine universities worldwide hosting financially disadvantaged students. primarily from sub saharan africa. the program is meant to empower these young students and bring change to their countries. abc7 news reporter lyanne melendez has their st
caused >>> smooth sailing for drivers in los angeles. the 405 reopened after a weeken localed called it the carmadegon2. it was closed through the sepulveda pass so they could demolish a bridge and add another traffic lane. >>> a fundraiser for the family of fallen chp officer kenyon young strong. he was killedarlier alamo earlier this month. a restaurant in alamo is donating 20% of the proceeds 20* younstrom's family. the support has been tremendous. >> the community out reach because i have done this has just been unbelievable. i have had people pledge cash and we have a website with the fallen organization. we have worked closely for a longtime here in alamo. >> the restaurant owner is urging people who want to support youngstrom's widow to drop off their donations to the restaurant. uc berkeley is one of just nine universities worldwide hosting financially disadvantaged students. primarily from sub saharan africa. the program is meant to empower these young students and bring change to their countries. abc7 news reporter lyanne melendez has their story. >> she arrived at uc berke
you will hear the roar overhead of the blue angels. today a national aviation hero from the bay area will be onboard. former us airways captain sully sullenberger will be a passenger in blue angel number 7. part of the flying team arrived yesterday. captain sullenberger was chosen for his extraordinary kill in landing his cripple commercial airliner in hudson river safely. he gets to choose youngsters to fly as well. >> fleet week busy time for the coast guard and 65 police and auxillary boats will help. they practiced rescued yesterday at yerba buena island. they expect 2,000 private boats to be on the water for fleet week activities. drills at ocean beach using an amphibious hovercraft beginning 10:00 this morning. drills and demonstrations will continue through the noon hour. >>> check out the hardly strictly bluegrass festival or the columbus parade, castro street fair. this weekend will be a traffic headache with hundreds of thousands of people packing into san francisco. we have a map at abc7news.com where you can click on each event to see how to avoid some of the traffic hot
to los angeles this morning he will attend a concert with actor george clooney. they will announce the establishment of the caesar chavez monument. he will make his way to the bay area and head to san francisco for a fund raising concert. >>> former president bill clinton is getting ready to head to california. on tuesday morning he is expected to attend a rally at uc davis to endorse four democratic candidates including john gave men day of fairfield. will he head to los angeles to discuss the economy. >>> there was comedy mixed with discourse last night. bill o'reilly went head to head with john stewart. their 90 minute debate was streamed live on the internet and topics include foreign policy, entitlements, and the economy. >> income redistribution. do you believe in it? >> do you? >> no. i asked first. >> how is this a two personality such as yourselves are polar opposites coming together when congress can't. what advise would you give congress? [ laughter ] >> wait wait wait. >> you have to laugh. that is funny. the debate was dubbed the rumble in the air conditioned auditoriu
the blue angels live presented by jeep. it is part of fleet week and you can see the entire air show from the comfort of every home. all available to you sat. october 6th at 3:00 p.m.. >> coming out live from the nation's capital the u.s. supreme code is just minutes away from them putting out the list of cases they will not hear the session. if prop. 8 is on that < san same-sex marriage will be legal in california. we will be right back vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >> a live look here at a clear golden gate bridge. no fog there on the back. as we look to the north it is 52 degrees right now. we will gain about 40 degrees w
was taken to the hospital. the so-called carmageddon 2 in los angeles is going off without a hitch. well, almost. take a look at this. a huge piece of the bridge being demolished suddenly fell. workers had to high tail it out of there in a hurry. luckily no one was hurt. the closed ten-mile stretch of 405 freeway is on schedule to reopen early monday morning. >>> just ahead, the big delivery the post office will not make tonight that could get it in some hot water. and two northern californians are big winners in the lottery. where the winning tickets were bought. and plus the excessive heat watch called off, but it's still going to be warm. leigh glaser is coming up with the forecast. >> coming up the sports. europe came radioing back from four points down in today's singles matches at the ryder cup. what a finish we a government agency that pledges to deliver no matter what will fail to deliver a huge payment tonight. postal service has admitted it will default on a $5.6 billion payment for the second month in a row. the payment is due at midnight. >>> a stunning image from the bay are
los angeles say work is right on schedule to reopen a ten mile stretch of one of the world's busiest freeways by tomorrow morning's commute. take a live look at the 405 interstate over the pass connecting west l.a. to the san fernando valley. the freeway has been shut down since friday night while crews demolish an overpass. it's being called carmageddon 2 because of the potential to create a traffic nightmare throughout l.a. if work doesn't get finished in time. last year was carmageddon 1 and the first phase went just fine. this time caltran says so far so good. >>> a record number of riders are taking caltrain so now the system is adding six more trains starting tomorrow. two will be brand new trains. four others that were mothballed because of budget cuts are being restored. caltrain is also rearranging its schedule to give passengers greater flexibility. it is also adding a silicon valley stop for twelve limited service trains in. in june caltrain averaged 50,000 riders every weekday. >> lisa argen is describing a mini heat train. >> that's a good way to put it. the forecast for
it stops church from being psychologically abuse. >>> like the first episode of carmageddon in los angeles, the sequel this weekend ended without a hitch. live look of the project that shutdown one of the busiest freeways in the world over weekend, i-405 reopened last night hours ahead of the 5 a.m. deadline. looking live, traffic moving. how often do you see that? the mayor declared it a success and l.a. drivers are packing the freeways to get to work without the dreaded carmageddon. >>> you may want to watch out around the coliseum tonight a's welcoming rangers, -- >> during -- [ unintelligible ] >>> 7:05 first pitch, about 70°, drop to 60 by the end of the game. let's talk about what is going on as far as clouds, do you see any? no not as we look from vollmer peak towards san francisco to sutro tower to the coast, absolutely nothing. live doppler 7 hd about the clouds, you don't have to worry about mist, drizzle, no rain, we can use it. these are latest conditions i just updated them, still 48 half moon bay, 50 santa rosa everybody else in the mid 50s to mid 60s until you get to fremon
's finals in september, right here in san francisco. >>> at the same time, the blue angels will cruise into town and fleet week they arrive around 6:15 flying in formation into sfo they will be joined by ships and sailors from around the world. mayor lee kicked off fleet week yesterday. >> seeing the blue angels fly and practice and the parade of ships that we have -- >> this is probably the best week i've seen in my 36 years as door man. >> hardly -- also the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park, oracle open world, private pearl jam concert on treasure island, italian heritage parade and castro street fair, giants in the playoffs and 9ers home. >> you can navigate around all these events or your usual traffic jam with waze, abc7's free traffic app, waze will reroute you around any major issues. you can download it free from abc7news.com/waze. if case you are planning your weekend when to watch the giants they will open up their playoff at home saturday against either cincinnati or washington. with all those events going on the whole weekend will be a lot of traffic.
is being called one of the deadliest for hong kong. here later, you can watch the blue angels fly. it is all ahead of fleet week which kicks off and blue angels will be practicing thursday and friday and they will be performing hopefully because there is no fog. >> crowds will also be enjoying america's cup style one of many events happening in the city this week. crowds are expected to turn out for the bluegrass festival, the oracle world conference, the street fair and the 49ers are playing and the italian heritage parade is on and the police say their whole staff will be working. muni will be extending services and 100 extra taxies will be out on the streets. >>> let's check in with sal. >>> a quick look at the toll plaza, it is backed up and in san francisco northbound 280 and we have a crash in al maim my. >>> and two people dead, even an innocent teenager is caught in the crossfire. >>> we have a destructive house fire in vallejo, we will be right back. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bachelor's and master's degree programs can give you what
of major events expected to draw more than a million visitors. they include fleet week and the blue angels, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival and the america's cup series race there is giants play-off game, the italian heritage parade and numerous street festivals. b.a.r.t and muni are increasing cars to help. >> there will be taxis. if you're in the city, jump on your bike. much better ways to get around. the worst way you can choose to get around will be in your own car. >> the city is setting up free valet bicycle parking at all the major events. a lane of the embarcadero will also be dedicated to bicyclists heading to fleet week and the america's cup race. >>> speaking of the america's cup, the high-end sailors are back in town for more. based on fans reaction in august, the crowds will be big again this week. laurence scott joins us from san francisco. lawrence, you were literally on the boats in august. were the sailors happy with the support here in the bay area? >> reporter: they're loving it. they're loving it completely. and we'll be back on one of the boats. tomorrow we'll
by the united states navy and the blue angels. and those huge crowds will also see some of the top skippers in the world humming some of the fastest boats on water in fleet and match race competitions. and one of those skippers, the winningest sir russell coutts leading his oracle crew against the swedish artemis team in the first match race. the oracle supporting the giants with the sf logo on their boats. and in what looked like a victory coutts, it was ruled he had not correctly rounded four. so he was disqualified. so artemis advances to face jimmy spithill's oracle usa team. and so the final four and the championship finals of the match racing competition all set for saturday on the bay. and now coming up at 6:00, we will go 25 years back in time to look at the 1987 america's cup where dennis conner and stars and stripes took the cup back from the awustralians, what wer you doing in 1987? i think i was doing my algebra work. >> i was there in san diego watching it in the late 80s. >> i was doing my math homework as well. >> laurence son the water. kate longworth is in detroit. jaymee i
angeles is getting a face-lift. the first time in almost 35 years. our reporter lauren savan is live near the landmark right now. that famous sign, what are they -- what are they doing to it? >> well, you know, it's one of the most iconic signs in the world. and they say it's been 35 years since it has had it's last refurbishing. well, they starting today, they are going to do an ex-- they are going to do an extensive cleaning. they are going to strip it, power wash it, prime it and repaint it. unlike most hollywood stars that get face-lifts. they are gonna do the front and the back. this will take eight to ten weeks. it will go through about 275 gallons of paint. 110 gallons of primer. when it is done, it will become fresh and new for generations to come. this sign has come around since 1923. that's when it was put up by -- but back in 1949, they took off the land part, it became the iconic hollywood sign and it has been touched up here and there throughout the years. but it was not until 1978 that hugh hefner decided that those -- that those letters needed to be replaced. they had termi
to buy something like the los angeles lakers i could buy the lakers. they are not for sale. >> you would like to buy them? >> sure. i would love to buy the lakers. very expensive way to get floor seats. the lakers are my favorite team though i also follow the warriors and the chicago bulls. >> so you take this line of credit. >> i have a line of credit in case i go shopping and something catches my eye. it's just a line of credit. >> so what happens now? you have built this unbelievable company, 100 billion plus. you have an enormous amount of personal wealth. when you look back at your modest beginnings it is pretty extraordinary. >> it is extraordinary. steve and i used to talk about this a lot. i think both of us agreed every once and a while you think about it but 99.9% of the time you go on with the miracle of life, just being alive every day and doing your job and enjoying being alive. i really don't spend a lot of time thinking about how far i have come from the lowery side of manhattan. the internet isn't always 100% accurate. i think somebody was claiming we came from the bronx
actually ten of them in the new york area and two in los angeles. and we give kids the tools to deal with the abuse going on in their lives because it's such a terrible, terrible thing. as i say, to me, it's a health issue. people just don't talk about it because they don't know what to do about it. >> i think that's right. that's really a very important point that you mentioned because it's such a horrible story. people are afraid. they shut down and don't discuss it. you're putting a light on it. how much money have you raised so far? >> we've raised millions of dollars. our highlight at our dinner, which is november 8th, and i'm going to go on record again to invite you to our gala. >> thank you so much. november 8th. i'm going to look at that and i want to be there for you. >> the -- we've raised, you know -- we have fundraisers. we have a golf tournament. we have our gala every november. you know, we -- everything we raise we spend because it costs us noun put these safe rooms in schools, which we name after my mom, margaret's place. >> right. >> so it's -- and, you know, from b
base andrews. he has a campaign stop at a los angeles high school. he will city in nevada before traveling to ohio on thursday. mitt romney is spending the weekend cramming for the debate. some political analysts say he needs a strong showing and they show him losing ground to the president in various battleground states. university of denver is preparing to host the debate. it will focus on the debate and be hosted by jim lehreresidents. >> they will have two more presidential debates on the 16th and two #. can you watch them live right here and coverage of wednesday night's debate begins at 6:00. >> a new survey shows it as mathematical dead heat in highway. 49% for president obama and 45%. the gap is is within the poll's margin of error and 2% of likely voter it is say they are still undecided. while the election is on tuesday. some voters have already cast their ballots. they offer some form of early voting. iowa began next week and then tuesday. volunteers from the obama and romney camps are looking for the early votes. it is an important strategy. it allows the party to ban
in, angel investors, most venture capitalists say they're not as affected by regulations as some of the more mature companies. >> what matters is if you create an environment for people to invest in the united states. the last several administrations i went to washington if intel is going to build this next major manufacturing facility the net present value of the facility in a u.s. compared to a lower corporate tax environment is $ billion. it's a tough sell to be patriotic and have that facility in the u.s. cut the corporate tax rate down to a competitive level. i think technology will continue to advance. the problem is keeping the good ideas in the u.s. and create jobs. >> it can happen in spite of things or you can help or be sort of in the way? >> or you can facilitate for an economy which is growing. what we do with foreign graduate students, taxpayer money pays to educate them to get thai masters and ph.d.s and tech topics and our immigration policy says go home. it's a brilliant philosophy. >> you said the growth in intel will be abroad. whatever the tax policy is, i ima
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